Frances Evelyn "Panny" Needham

Obituary of Frances Evelyn "Panny" Needham



(nee Holmes)


With sadness the family announces that Frances passed away at the Arnprior and District Memorial Hospital on Sunday afternoon, July 3, 2022. She was in her 99th year. Beloved wife of the late Ken Needham (2007). Treasured mother of Brian (Evelyn), Bert (Sharon) and Maureen. Cherished and forever loved by her 8 grandchildren and 15 great-grandchildren. Frances was the last surviving child of the late Frank and Edythe Holmes. She was also predeceased by her brothers: Bert and Weldon (Jackie) and sisters: Audrey Fiss (late Milton) and Thelma Greene (late Cletus). Also survived by her nieces and nephews. The family would like to thank the staff at the Arnprior Villa for their kind care during their mom’s brief stay, as well as the nursing staff at the Arnprior Hospital. They are especially grateful to Dr. Donna Vilis for her years of caring companionship with their mom; Donna was an important friend in her life. Final care and arrangements have been entrusted to the Pilon Family Funeral Home and Chapel Ltd., 50 John Street North, Arnprior. A private family graveside service and interment will be held at St. Mark’s Cemetery, Pakenham. In memory of Frances, please consider a donation to the Arnprior, Braeside and McNab Seniors at Home Program or St. Mark’s Anglican Church, Pakenham.

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